Support Advocate

$16.50 hourly
  • Peace House
  • 700 Round Valley Drive #115, Park City, UT, USA
  • Jan 07, 2022
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Peace House Inc. is a charitable organization dedicated to ending interpersonal violence, including sexual assault and abuse, in the community through education, outreach, support services and shelter. To fulfill our mission, Peace House offers specific services to all our clients, including Safe Housing, Supportive Services, and Prevention Education. Peace House is located in Park City, UT. Peace House is an equal opportunity employer.

Wage information: Hourly position – Starting at $16.50+/hr (DOE)

5% language differentials for bi-lingual Spanish/English speaking, .50 hourly differential for any other language

Signing Bonus: of $750 after 60 days and $750 after 6 months.

JOB TYPE: Full time – Weekend Days, Night Floater, Night Shift Available (12 hour shifts, 3 days a week)

Benefits:

· Health, Dental and Vision insurance

· 10 Holidays and Accrued paid time off

· Employee Assistance Program

· Life Insurance

· IRA 3% Match

· Travel and Housing Allowance - $150 per month

Peace House provides comprehensive training on domestic violence, sexual assault as well as many other topics pertinent to working with survivors and promoting the safety of those we serve and our community.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Direct Client Services

· Facilitating life skills groups

· Facilitating house meetings

· Education of clients on domestic violence and sexual assault

· Community resource brokerage

· Answering hotline/helpline calls

· Assessing eligibility

· Offering services

· Providing referrals

· Crisis Intervention and counseling

· Crisis de-escalation and management

· Facilitating client intakes and exits

· Reinforcement of shelter guidelines

· Client file documentation

· Documenting incidents

· Mandatory reporting

Housing Facilities

Record Keeping and Data Entry

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Must pass a background check as required for state licensing

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Passionate about making a real and lasting change in the lives of adults and children

· Some college or other post-secondary education or training, preferably in human sciences

· Skills in effective communication, professional boundaries, conflict resolution, problem solving, and crisis management

· Experience in direct social services and/or knowledge of domestic violence

· Ability to work sensitively and effectively with diverse populations

· Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed

· Speaks English and Spanish fluently

· Creative, enthusiastic and flexible—open to change and learning

· Current First Aid and CPR

· Strong administrative skills

· Computer literacy

· Shifts may occasionally vary to accommodate staff meetings, trainings, holidays, vacations, illnesses etc. The standard schedule for this position may change based on staff and availability.